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Beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Lena Kerlin, 74, of Valley Springs, passed away on March 21, 2021, after a short battle with cancer. Lena is survived by her husband of 50 years, John Kerlin; daughters, Brenda and Bonnie Estes, and Dawn Kerlin; sons, Johnathan and Benjamin Kerlin; as we…

Erik Malmin was one of a kind. Known for his positive energy, charismatic nature, and “epic hugs,” always with a smile on his face. He was genuinely caring and loved with his whole heart. An entrepreneur and free spirit, he loved music and spent many years running sound at festivals and tour…

Joseph Francis Frankina, of Camp Connell, passed away at his home on April 7, 2021, at the age of 81. Originally of Boston, Joseph joined the U.S. Army before embarking on a teaching career. He taught at Harvest Park Middle School in Pleasanton for 30 years before retiring in 1999.

It is with profound sadness that the family of Annette Von Aspern announce her passing on Feb. 2, 2021, at the age of 77.

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